Resources

  • References

    De Tejada BM, Pfister RE, Renzi G, et al. Intrapartum Group B Streptococcus Detection by Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for the Prevention of Neonatal Sepsis.
    Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Sep 22.


    Group B strep (GBS). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/groupbstrep/index.html
    . Updated May 23, 2011. Accessed June 19, 2014.


    Group B strep infection: GBS. American Pregnancy Association website. Available at:
    http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancycomplications/groupbstrepinfection.html
    . Updated March 2011. Accessed August 14, 2013.

    Group B streptococcal infection in infants less than 3 months old. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated May 19, 2014. Accessed June 19, 2014.

    Ohlsson A, Shah VS. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B
    streptococcal colonization.
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Jul 8;(3):CD007467.


    Provisional Recommendations for the Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/groupbstrep/guidelines/downloads/provisional-recommendations-508.pdf
    . Updated July 2010. Accessed August 14, 2013.

    Puopolo KM, Madoff LC, Eichenwald EC. Early-onset group B streptococcal
    disease in the era of maternal screening.
    Pediatrics. 2005 May;115(5):1240-6.

    Woodgate P, Flenady V, Steer P. Intramuscular penicillin for the prevention of
    early onset group B streptococcal infection in newborn infants.
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    Syst Rev. 2004;(3):CD003667.

  • Resources

    The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    http://www.acog.org/For%5FPatients

    Group B Strep Association

    http://www.groupbstrep.org

  • Canadian Resources

    Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

    http://www.sogc.org

    Women's Health Matters

    http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca